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Golf · Canberra

Australian golfing legend Jack Newton dies aged 72

47% Right coverage: 17 sources
Australian golfer Jack Newton has died at the age of 72, his family have announced. He had been battling Alzheimer's disease for a number of years. Newton won numerous titles in the 1970s including the British Matchplay. He is survived by his wife Jackie, daughter Kristie and son Clint.See the Story
Business · New York

Gay dating app Grindr going public

58% Center coverage: 19 sources
Gay-dating app Grindr agrees to merge with a blank-check company. The combined company, to be called Grindr Inc., will be valued at $2.1 billion. U.S. national-security officials ordered Grindr's Chinese owner to sell the app in 2019.See the Story
Europe · Geneva

Almost three times as many died as a result of COVID than officially reported

39% Left coverage: 18 sources
World Health Organisation says 14.9 million excess deaths associated with Covid-19 by the end of 2021. The official count of deaths directly attributable to the pandemic is slightly more than 5.4 million. But the numbers are also far higher than the official tally because of deaths that were missed in countries without adequate reporting.See the Story
Oceania · Greenacre

Police investigating after man is shot dead in south-west Sydney suburb of Greenacre

65% Center coverage: 14 sources
Police say 20-year-old Antoine Fox of Benton Harbor was pronounced dead at the scene after 10 p.m. Monday. The shooting happened at the Blossom Acres Housing Complex, which has been the site of several other incidents of gun violence. Benton Township Police have not yet located a suspect in connection to this homicide.See the Story
Europe · Washington

Dozens Leave Mariupol Plant As Pelosi Backs 'Fight For Freedom'

41% Right coverage: 17 sources
Dozens of civilians have left a besieged steel plant in the city of Mariupol, Russia said on Sunday. The development raised hopes of a larger, long-awaited evacuation from the battered plant, where local fighters say they and hundreds of civilians are still sheltering. Russia has moved to solidify its grip on areas it controls and from Sunday introduced the Russian ruble.See the Story
Oceania

History-making Girmay injured as champagne cork mars Giro win

46% Right coverage: 11 sources
PESCARA, Italy: Biniam Girmay claimed stage 10 of the Giro d'Italia on Tuesday (May 17) to create history as the first Black African to win on any of the three grand tours but his celebrations were cut short by a champagne cork. Girmay was struck in his face when fumbling with a magnum bottle on the wSee the Story
Europe · Mariupol'

'Heavy fighting' in east as Kyiv tries fresh Mariupol evacuation

50% Right coverage: 8 sources
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said later Monday the evacuation was under way. The civilians were awaited Monday in Ukraine-controlled Zaporizhzhia, where vehicles from UNICEF and other international NGOs were on standby. Ukraine said more than 100 civilians were evacuated over the weekend from the sprawling Azovstal steel plant.See the Story
Scott Morrison · Canberra

Australia votes in bitterly fought election

Coverage: 8 sources
Australian Labor Party leader Anthony Albanese will be the country's new prime minister. Follows incumbent Scott Morrison's failure to win enough seats for the Liberal-National coalition in Saturday's election. Albanese's win marks an end to a near-decade in opposition for the Labor Party.See the Story

Searching for Cyril: Inside Junior’s Darwin life as Hawks hit town

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
Cyril Rioli looks happy. He looks healthy.See the Story

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